British Gymnastics Faces Abuse Lawsuit From Olympians

By Lucia Osborne-Crowley (February 26, 2021, 12:02 AM GMT) -- A group of 17 elite gymnasts backed by Hausfeld LLP accused British Gymnastics of subjecting them to physical and mental abuse in a letter of claim on Thursday, the first formal step in a legal battle seeking compensation over the scandal.

The letter of claim filed by the elite gymnasts, who are backed by Hausfeld LLP, sets in motion a group of personal injury claims against British Gymnastics. (iStock) The letter will set in motion a group of personal injury claims on behalf of the athletes against British Gymnastics, the country's peak governing body responsible for overseeing the sport, Hausfeld partner...

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